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Police Arrest Suspect in Internet Prostitution Ring

Police Arrest Suspect in Internet Prostitution Ring

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(KSL News) -- Salt Lake police say they are making progress in a fight against internet prostitution. Today they arrested this man, William Williams.

Officers say he has run prostitution Web sites for several years. Detectives caught Williams when an undercover female officer posed as a prostitute, met with Williams and he tried to hire her.

Police Arrest Suspect in Internet Prostitution Ring

Det. Robin Snyder, Salt Lake Police Dept.: "About half of our cases of prostitution are from the Internet now, and over the last two years we've made over 200 arrests off the Internet."

Police also have arrested more than a dozen women who worked for Williams.

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